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Any mild white fish such as cod, flounder, or orange roughy would also be delicious in place of tilapia. Serve these brightly flavored fillets with sautéed spinach or a green salad.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2006


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Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 teaspoons cilantro butter)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 3 ingredients; sprinkle over both sides of fish. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Coat both sides of fish with cooking spray; place in pan. Cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Place fish on a serving platter; squeeze lemon quarters over fish.

  • Place butter and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir until well blended. Serve with fish.

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; calories from fat 32%; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 30.5g; carbohydrates 1.2g; fiber 0.2g; cholesterol 88mg; iron 0.7mg; sodium 354mg; calcium 32mg.